Consolidated Electric Expands Broadband Access Within Its Territory

Thanks to a $1 million grant and a $1.4 million loan, customers of Consolidated Electric Cooperative now have greater access to broadband internet service.

The project began several years ago with a $1 million grant awarded to Consolidated Electric through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and a $1.4 million loan received from the . . . → Read More: Consolidated Electric Expands Broadband Access Within Its Territory

Spec Distribution Center Served by South Central Power

Strengthening demand for distribution center space and industrial tenants’ changing requirements have prompted an Exxcel Project Management-led partnership to build the first major speculative industrial space in central Ohio in years.

The 478,000-square-foot building is under construction at the CenterPoint Business Park north of Rickenbacker International Airport in Obetz. Exxcel President Doug Reardon said . . . → Read More: Spec Distribution Center Served by South Central Power

South Central Power to Provide Energy to Zulily’s New Fulfillment Center near Columbus

Zulily, a leading online retailer with products for moms, kids and babies, has opened a new fulfillment center in Obetz, Ohio, just southeast of Columbus. Electrical power is provided to the Village of Obetz utility system by South Central Power Company, an Ohio electric cooperative.

One of the fastest growing companies in the U.S., . . . → Read More: South Central Power to Provide Energy to Zulily’s New Fulfillment Center near Columbus

Ohio’s First Wind-Farm Station Powered by Paulding-Putnam Electric Cooperative

Ohio’s First Wind-Farm Station Powered by Paulding-Putnam Electric Cooperative

In late 2011, the Timber Road II Wind Farm near Payne, Ohio, was dedicated by EDP Renewables North America, formerly Horizon Wind Energy. It consists of 55 wind turbines that can produce 99 megawatts, enough to power about 27,000 average homes.

Although the power . . . → Read More: Ohio’s First Wind-Farm Station Powered by Paulding-Putnam Electric Cooperative

Guernsey-Muskingum Co-op to Power Energy Giant Halliburton

In mid-December, the board of the Zanesville-Muskingum Port Authority, the economic development organization serving the area, agreed to sell approximately 178 acres in the Eastpointe Business Park to Halliburton.

Located just northeast of Zanesville, Eastpointe is a 1,200-acre business park, adjacent to a rail line and near Interstate 70. Electrical power is provided by . . . → Read More: Guernsey-Muskingum Co-op to Power Energy Giant Halliburton